The new limits would apply retroactively to Pelosi as well as incoming Majority Leader Steny Hoyer of Maryland and incoming Majority Whip Jim Clyburn of SC. But at the meeting with President Trump, Pelosi showed she was more interested in scoring political points than in keeping the American people safe.
The pair were taken into custody at about 9:15 p.m. December 6 in a group of 163 people in remote New Mexico, about 90 miles from the nearest Border Patrol station in Lordsburg. Thousands of migrants have travelled from Central America to the U.S. border. DHS went on to extend its "sincerest condolences" to the child's family, and said border agents " took every possible step to save the child's life under the most trying of circumstances ".
But prosecutors say that doesn't change the fact "that he was indeed lying, and knowingly made false statements to FBI agents in a national security investigation". Cohen, who once vowed he would "take a bullet" for his boss, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for an array of crimes that included arranging the payment of hush money to two women that he says was done at the direction of Trump.
Butina also enrolled as a graduate student at American University in Washington , where she earned a master's degree in global relations earlier this year. "This will be somebody who could tell us more about that". Throughout the statement of offense, Erickson appears as "U.S. Person 1", working with Butina to establish contacts with the Republican Party and NRA, including organizing a Russian delegation to the 2017 National Prayer Breakfast.
Starting shortly before 2 pm EST (1900 GMT), police departments in major U.S. cities coast to coast began reporting on Twitter that numerous local businesses had received the emails - awkwardly worded threats to set off a bomb unless a bitcoin payment of $20,000 were received.
European Council President Donald Tusk , meanwhile, has called for a special Brexit summit on Thursday, saying, "We will not renegotiate the deal, including the backstop, but we are ready to discuss how to facilitate United Kingdom ratification".